Fridge energy reduction at Willows High School
- The energy used for catering facilities typically accounts for around 10% of a school’s energy costs.
- One day installation with no disruption to the schools daily running
- 13 controls fitted with saving levels of 22% on some fridge and freezers
Willows High School
Willows High School is a secondary school located in the Tremorfa area of Cardiff, Wales. It caters for pupils aged 11 to 16 and is English-medium.. Saving money via reducing energy should be a priority for all education organisations. It saves money and furthermore it is imperative in the fight against climate change. Making your school’s greener can be done with simple energy saving technology.
At any rate schools catering is one of the major users of energy. Compared with the high power ratings of cooking equipment, refrigeration is relatively small. However, cold storage equipment is in continuous use and can represent a significant energy cost. Refrigerators and freezers consume significant amounts of energy, especially as they are on 24/7. Indeed regular cleaning and maintenance checks are important but there is still more to be saved.
SavaControls are a range of patented fixed speed motor energy loss and modulation controllers. Designed for use on AC induction motors found in particular refrigeration, air-conditioning and air handling equipment. This Energy Saving technology has been manufactured in the UK for over 30 years. It has been used by many education facilities worldwide.
Furthermore Savacontrols are also eligible for Salix funding.